5/20/14

An adaptation of Michael Waldman's THE SECOND AMENDMENT featured on Politico.com

4/28/14 

GREEN TO GOLD cited by Bloomberg News as the top-selling "green business" book of the past decade. 

4/14/14

Fred Kaplan's THE INSURGENTS selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction

4/7/14

The White House Correspondents' Association has selected Peter Baker (DAYS OF FIRE) to receive the Merriman Smith Memorial Award for "excellence in presidential coverage under pressure" 

2/5/14

Fred Kaplan's THE INSURGENTS chosen as a finalist for New York Public Library’s 2014 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism 

1/16/14

SONY acquires new David Ignatius novel for Paul Greengrass to direct and Scott Rudin to produce  

1/16/14

"THE SECOND MACHINE AGE is maddeningly reasonable and readable" -- Info Week

1/11/14

The New York Times' Thomas Friedman devotes his column to the ideas discussed in THE SECOND MACHINE AGE, which he calls "fascinating"

1/8/14 

20th Century Fox acquires rights to cyberthriller INFLUX by Daniel Suarez 

11/8/13

An article by Matthew Hertenstein, author of THE TELL, in the Wall Street Journal reveals the connection between smiles in childhood photos and happiness later in life

10/20/13

In a Wall Street Journal essay, authors Stephen Kosslyn and Wayne Miller (TOP BRAIN/BOTTOM BRAIN) discuss the surprising practical implications of cutting-edge neuroscience research

9/30

THE VALUE OF DEBT debuts at #5 on The NYT Bestseller List (Advice)

9/23

BEFORE HAPPINESS debuts at #2 on The NYT Bestseller List (Advice)  

6/2

THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT is now the #1 NYT bestseller: "Riveting"..."Shakespearean in scope"..."Magnificent"..."Emotionally gripping"..."Epic"..."A monumental achievement"  

5/19

Shin Dong-Hyuk tells his incredible tale of ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 to 60 Minutes 

3/2

Amazon names Joel Harrington's THE FAITHFUL EXECUTIONER one of March's best books. 

3/1

Peter Andreas talks about SMUGGLER NATION on NPR's Marketplace

2/27

David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T wins a 2012 Prose Award for Language & Linguistics.   

1/24

The New York Times calls Fred Kaplan's THE INSURGENTS "authoritative, gripping and somewhat terrifying." 

1/24

Dan Pink's TO SELL IS HUMAN is now a New York TimesWall Street Journal & Washington Post bestseller.  

1/15

Frank Foer and Marc Tracy's JEWISH JOCKS wins the 2012 National Jewish Book Award for Best Collection/Anthology. 

12/18

Blaine Harden's ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 is awarded France's Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique and featured on 60 Minutes

12/17

Dan Pink's TO SELL IS HUMAN wins CEO Reads' Sales & Marketing Biz Book of 2012 

12/12

Washington Week recommends John Schwartz's ODDLY NORMAL, Michael Dobbs' SIX MONTHS IN 1945 and Fred Kaplan's THE INSURGENTS for your 2012 winter reading. 

11/28

The Sagalyn Agency is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic alliance with ICM Partners

11/26 

David Maraniss's BARACK OBAMA, John Schwartz's ODDLY NORMAL, and Rajiv Chandrasekaran's LITTLE AMERICA all make NYT's 100 Notable Books of 2012.  

11/20

Rajiv Chandrasekaran wins the American Academy of Diplomacy's 2012 Arthur Ross Media Award for Distinguished Reporting & Analysis on Foreign Affairs.   

11/17

The Washington Post names Rajiv Chandrasekaran's LITTLE AMERICA one of 2012's 50 most notable works of non-fiction. 

11/15

Watch the moving NYT video "Raising Joe," about John Schwartz's ODDLY NORMAL and his amazing son, Joe.   

11/13

Frances Frei and Anne Morriss's UNCOMMON SERVICE is named one of 2012's top five business books by CNN and Fortune.  

11/12

The Weekly Standard calls David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T "a lively account...of interest to anyone concerned about the English language in America."  

10/26

Doug Lemov argues in the Wall Street Journal that practice isn't just for jocks and musicians. David Skinner asks, Ain't This Good English?

10/24

David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T offers well-argued critiques of linguistics, says NYT

10/24

Inside Higher Ed declares David Wessel's RED INK a must-read for every college student before the election.

10/23

Ronen Bergman reports for Bloomberg View on Hezbollah and a potential Lebanon-Israel conflict.

10/17

Kirkus calls Peter Andreas's SMUGGLER NATION "an illuminating look at the historical impact of America's illicit economy." 

10/3

Publishers Weekly calls John Schwartz's ODDLY NORMAL "moving... equally humorous and heartrending." 

9/20

The New Republic reviews David Skinner's THE STORY OF AIN'T

8/15

PBS explores the research of Shawn Achor's THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE.

8/9

On the "Long List" for the 2012 FT-Goldman Sachs Business Book of Year Award: STANDING ON THE SUN by Chris Meyer and Julia Kirby 

8/7

San Francisco Chronicle on BARACK OBAMA: "biography at its best." 

8/1

On CNBC David Wessel discusses the budget, the fiscal cliff -- and RED INK

7/31

Rajiv Chandrasekaran talks with Charlie Rose about Karzai, Afghanistan, and LITTLE AMERICA.  

7/18

The Washington Post: Francine Mathews' JACK 1939 is "nothing short of remarkable." 

7/11 

LITTLE AMERICA: #1 on The Guardian Bestseller list, and most reviewed book in the UK this week  

6/19

David Maraniss's BARACK OBAMA: THE STORY published today. Read the NYT cover review and watch David on the Today Show.

6/15

THE OBAMIANS by Jim Mann: Washington Post review, excerpt in Slate, and Jim on Charlie Rose.

6/13 

Blaine Harden's ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 is optioned by Braunstein Films

5/6

Ian Bremmer posts "Five Myths About America's Decline" in the Washington Post

5/6

We salute four NYT bestselling authors this week: Robert Reich, Dan Pink, Ross Douthat and Blaine Harden. 

4/14

WHITE HOUSE BURNING now a WSJ bestseller. And an FT rave from Gillian Tett.

4/13

Seattle Times on NYT #3 bestseller ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: "Like THE DIARY OF ANN FRANK, it's impossible to read this excruciatingly personal account of systemic monstrosities without fearing you might just swallow your own heart." 

3/29

FIRST E-SHORT FROM KNOPF: 

BEYOND OUTRAGE by Robert Reich

Available in both regular and enhanced e-book editions  

3/28

A three day serial of WHITE HOUSE BURNING in Bloomberg View 

3/25 

The Guardian serializes ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14; so does the Wall Street Journal

3/19

Politico profiles David Ignatius  

3/18

New York Magazine profiles Ross Douthat

3/12

Kirkus on WHITE HOUSE BURNING: "A detailed, lucid, sure-to-be controversial account of whether the massive national debt of the U.S. government actually matters 

3/2

UNCOMMON SERVICE is the new #1 Bestseller at CEO-Reads and Jack Covert's best book of the month

2/27

DA VINCI'S GHOST one of Amazon's Best Books of February and now a NYT bestseller

1/18

GOD'S JURY a NYT bestseller; a "high-end...thought provoking popular history," raves Washington Post.  

11/30

New History Book Club selections: GOD'S JURY, DA VINCI'S GHOST and ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14. Says Mitchell Zuckoff: "If you have a soul, you will be changed forever by ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14

11/21

NYT names Jim Miller's EXAMINED LIVES one of 2011's Notable Books

11/18

NPR goes inside Toby Lester's forthcoming DA VINCI'S GHOST

11/13

Ronen Bergman's NYT Magazine cover story of Gilad Shalit and the 1000 for 1 prisoner exchange. 

11/8

KEYNES HAYEK "compelling"..."lively"..."an important book," raves NYT.  Read about and watch The Great Debate

10/14

Dan Pink's DRIVE enjoys its 18th weekly ride on the NYT Bestseller list

10/5 - 10/10

Nicholas Wapshott's KEYNES HAYEK serialized in Bloomberg View: parts 123, & 4

8/23

Howard Means's JOHNNY APPLESEED is optioned by Mercury Radio Arts. 

8/14

PGA Champion Keegan Bradley practices with Dr. Bob Rotella

8/9

Don Peck talks PINCHED on NPR's Talk of the Nation. 

7/17

The Pakistan Express Tribune gives BLOODMONEY a glowing review.

6/23

Cerebrum Magazine calls HOW WE AGE a "wonderful book for all audiences."

6/1

BLOODMONEY debuts on the NYT fiction list

4/12

Fascinating conversation about THE BIG THIRST on "Fresh Air" 

4/10

RAWHIDE DOWN rises to #7 on The New York Times list

1/26

EXAMINED LIVES gets raves on front page of TBR and in The Economist

1/11/11

Dr. Fuller Torrey's THE INSANITY OFFENSE cited and recommended in David Brooks column on Tucson

12/16

Rick Atkinson presented 2010 Pritzker Military Library Award for Lifetime Achievement

12/6

Jeff Shesol's SUPREME POWER named one of best of year by The New Yorker and the TBR; Bloomberg's Best of Year include: THE ZEROES, 13 BANKERS and AFTERSHOCK

11/8

Stephanie Barron's new Jane Austen mystery, JANE AND THE MADNESS OF LORD BYRON, is #1 bestseller at The Poisoned Pen

11/8

PW's Best Books of Year include: YELLOW DIRT and AMERICAN GRACE

10/28

Shawn Achor's THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE #1 on 800-CEO-Reads

10/11

Legendary bookseller Carla Cohen has died

10/11

Robert Putnam discusses AMERICAN GRACE with Paul Solman on the NewsHour on PBS

9/30

AFTERSHOCK hits NYT list. Now in 6th printing. The October "Color of Money Book Club" selection.  Hear Bob Reich on "Fresh Air"

9/28

David Simon wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' Grant  

6/21

Rick Atkinson wins the $100,000 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing

5/12

Three of Bloomberg's Top 50 Business books: BUSTED, IN FED WE TRUST and 13 BANKERS

4/16

Dan Pink on the PBS NewsHour. Simon Johnson and James Kwak on Bill Moyers Journal. Jeff Shesol on BookTV

4/13

THE EVOLUTION OF GOD one of two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

4/12

Susan Glasser becomes Editor in Chief of Foreign Policy

Moises Naim returns to Carnegie Endowment as Senior Associate

4/9

13 BANKERS hits #11 on the NYT list and #4  on the WSJ list. See Simon Johnson on Colbert Nation; four months after publication, DRIVE remains on both lists

3/18

Youngme Moon's "Anti-Creativity Checklist"

3/16

Jeff Shesol's SUPREME POWER on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown"

1/31

STOP ACTING RICH is the Washington Post's "Color of Money" Book Club choice for February

1/12

A starred Kirkus review of SUPREME POWER: "A thorough and thoroughly smart rendering of a dramatic Constitutional showdown"

1/10/10

DRIVE debuts on the WSJ and NYTBR lists.  Hear Dan Pink on NPR's Morning Edition

12/17

Sports Illustrated names HOW SOCCER EXPLAINS THE WORLD by Frank Foer one of 5 Most Influential Books of the Decade

12/14

Washington Post Book World's "Best Books of 2009" include:  THE FATAL STRAIN, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN, IN FED WE TRUST, THE HAWK AND THE DOVE, 1959, THE FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD, ON HALLOWED GROUND

12/9

THE INCREMENT by David Ignatius named by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as One of the Best Thrillers of 2009

CSM's Best Books of 2009 includes Barbara Bradley Hagerty's FINGERPRINTS OF GOD

12/2

THE HAWK AND THE DOVE seriously considered in the NY Review of Books

IN FED WE TRUST one of NYT's Michiko Kakutani's Top 10 Books of 2009; and a finalist for Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award

Bob Wright #27 on Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers 

11/10

"Lombardi" Heads to Broadway

Rave reviews for Bob Poole's book on Arlington Cemetery, ON HALLOWED GROUND, in the Washington Post, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal

Toby Lester's FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD a "must read" from the Sunday Times of London;

11/10

hear this great interview on NPR's On Point. Learn more about the book--and the map that gave America its name--here

11/2

Nick Thompson, author of THE HAWK AND THE DOVE, appears on the Colbert Report to talk about the personalities inside the Cold War

9/18

IN FED WE TRUST named a Shortlist Finalist for Goldman Sachs/Financial Times Business Book Prize

9/14

This weekend: Nick Thompson profiled in the daily NYT, reviewed in Book World and NYTBR. IN FED WE TRUST reviewed in The Economist

9/1

Dan Pink fires up TED on "the surprising science of motivation"

8/26

Listen to Jim Morone on NPR's Morning Edition talking about HEART OF POWER, co-authored with David Blumenthal. 9/6 udate: front-page review in NYTBR

8/12

IN FED WE TRUST launches at #11 on the NYT list; EVOLUTION OF GOD remains strong at #25

8/10

THE FOURTH PART OF THE WORLD (coming in November) named a History Book Club selection and a Discover/Barnes & Noble pick for 2009

7/23

Three titles on Politics & Prose list, including #1 and #2

THE WAXMAN REPORT a Washington Post and LA Times bestseller

7/21

From the NYT review of IN FED WE TRUST: "essential, lucid—and, it turns out, riveting"

7/14

NPR's Diane Rehm interviews Vin Cannato on July 5, Henry Waxman on July 7, Christian Davenport on July 9, Fred Kaplan on July 14, and Bob Wright on July 15

6/29/09

50 Books To Read Right Now, in Newsweek:  #3  PRISONER OF THE STATE; #4 THE BIG SWITCH

6/28/09

THE EVOLUTION OF GOD earns a front-page rave in The NYT Book Review

6/13/09

A rave for AMERICAN PASSAGE in the WSJ

6/2/09

Katty Kay on The Colbert Report and Claire Shipman on Good Morning America

 5/31/09

Deborah Solomon Questions Robert Wright on "Evolutionary Theology" in the NYT Magazine

5/31/09

Fred Kaplan's 1959 serialized and illustrated in NY Magazine

5/28/09

Womenomics (a NYT bestseller as of June 28) serialized in Business Week

5/27/09

FINGERPRINTS OF GOD rises up The New York Times Bestseller List, as do THE INCREMENT and A WHOLE NEW MIND

5/24/09

Chris Davenport's story of vets coming home is featured in the Washington Post Magazine and excerpted from AS YOU WERE: To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion

5/14/09

* PRISONER OF THE STATE:  The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang makes front-page headlines worldwide

4/27/09

* Author of the classic history of the 1918 pandemic John Barry asks: "Where Will the Swine Flu Go Next?"

4/20/09

* Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post has won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.  His book on race will be published by Doubleday next year

4/2/09

* Ross Douthat has been named an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times

3/31/09

* Judy Pasternak has won the $30,000 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for YELLOW DIRT:  The Betrayal of the Navajos (to be published in 2010 by Free Press)

3/25/09

* From PW review of Barbara Bradley Hagerty's FINGERPRINTS OF GOD: "The real beauty of this book lies in watching Hagerty gracefully balance her own trust in faith and science."

3/19/09

* Vin Cannato's history of Ellis Island, AMERICAN PASSAGE, has been chosen as a History Book Club Selection

3/18/09

* Nicholas Kristof cites Bill Bishop's THE BIG SORT as "one of last year's most fascinating books"

3/12/09

* Dan Pink's A WHOLE NEW MIND returns to the New York Times bestseller list

3/10/09

* First advance review of THE INCREMENT by David Ignatius: "The plot grabs everything in its path like a snowball rolling down a hill...A thinking person’s thriller with a timely take on recent international politics." --Kirkus Reviews

3/3/09

* Congrats to Michael Dobbs whose book ONE MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT has been nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History

2/2/09

* ABC News Supreme Court reporter Jan Crawford Greenburg reports on the "impressive and gripping" history of THE GREAT DECISION, by Cliff Sloan and David McKean. "Read it," she says, "not just to learn about Marbury v. Madison, but to be transported back to the city of Washington in the early 1800's."

2/13/09

* Vanity Fair has posted its serialization of James Mann's soon-to-be-published book, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN (Viking)

2/1/09

* The New York Times Magazine asks J.D. Trout, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola, about THE EMPATHY GAP in this lively Q&A

 1/30/09

* The American Library Association named THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY BUNKO: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need one of "2009 Great Graphic Novels for Teens"

1/16/09

* Legendary investor Jack Bogle laments the end of the "ownership society" in this video interview with Steve Forbes

1/6/09

* "You may never have heard of Daemon author Leinad Zeraus, but get ready to hear a lot about Daemon author Daniel Suarez." That's the lead to today's USA Today story about one of the most highly-anticipated thrillers of the new year. DAEMON has been licensed to 15 countries and film rights have been sold to DreamWorks.

1/5/09

* December is the time of year media cite the "best books of the year" and among the titles receiving such praise were Fred Kaplan's DAYDREAM BELIEVERS (Washington Post), Michael Dobbs' ONE MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT and Bill Bishop's THE BIG SORT (New York Times Book Review), and Dan Pink's THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY BUNKO (Miami Herald),


* THE GREAT DECISION, the story of the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison, by Cliff Sloan and David McKean has been named a Main Selection of the History Book Club.

* Jim Mann's history of the end of the Cold War, THE REBELLION OF RONALD REAGAN, will be serialized in the March issue of will be serialized in the March issue of Vanity Fair. Jim has just reupped with his longtime publisher Viking for a new book on the making of President-elect Obama's foreign policy

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